A broad-based introductory course on the theory of ethics in relation to healthcare and how this has developed over time
Of interest to a wide range of health professionals from multi-disciplinary backgrounds A number of specific subject areas are considered using key legal cases and discussion of case studies The practical application of theory in your own practice is emphasised You have the opportunity to bring examples of cases which have ethical issues arising in your own professional practice for group discussion Topics covered include: the professional/patient relationship; treatment of vulnerable adults and children; ethical issues in reproductive medicine; ethics of resource allocation; difficult decisions at the end of life; ethical issues in education of health professionals
Candidates must satisfy the Board of Graduate Studies’ requirements for entry. Normally, candidates should have obtained an honours degree or a final qualification of a professional society acceptable to the University. Candidates will also be considered if they have other appropriate professional qualifications and at least two years experience in an appropriate healthcare setting.
Recipient: University of Warwick
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